Personal Injury Lawyers Who Protect Your Rights
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Ross Cellino and
Steve Barnes welcome you to their Personal Injury Firm website. Our website was created to help potential and current clients understand the complexities of personal injury cases. Additionally, it can be used as an investigative aid, offering clients a place where they may do research and learn more about what our California and New York personal injury lawyers have to offer.
If you have suffered a serious injury due to someone else's negligence, contact us today. Your consultation is Free.
In The News
Updated Recall List - Check if your car is on the GM ignition switch recall list.
GM Compensation Fund Will Pay Millions to Victims - The Los Angeles Times is reporting General Motors announced a fund that will pay up to millions of dollars to victims of its defective key switch in this 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt and other small cars. "We will work closely with all individual claimants and their lawyers in evaluating individual claims and reaching a determination as to eligibility and value as soon as possible," Feinberg said.
GM Ignition Switch Recall Update - Bloomberg News is reporting General Motors filed 2,004 reports on injuries and deaths stemming from accidents in cars that have been recalled for ignition-related defects, the Center for Auto Safety said.
(Los Angeles Times) -- 4 Killed, Dozens Injured in California Bus Crash - Four people were killed and dozens hospitalized after a charter bus headed west on Interstate 10 near Blythe crashed and overturned early Wednesday when the driver tried to avoid steel pipes that were strewn on the highway from a jackknifed big rig, the California Highway Patrol said.
Media reports listed the total injured between 21 and 28 people, with six airlifted to hospitals. The bus belonged to El Paso Los Angeles Limousine Express Inc., a low-cost charter service that shuttles passengers between major cities across the Southwest. The bus had left El Paso and made a stop in Phoenix before continuing toward Los Angeles on Wednesday morning, California Highway Patrol officials told NBC Los Angeles.
(AP) -- 12 Hurt, 3 Critical in California School Bus Crash - A fast-moving school bus carrying middle school students jumped a curb, plowed into trees and a lamp post, and came to rest tilting sideways, leaving 12 people injured, three of them critically, authorities said.
"I don't see any skid marks," CHP spokesman Florentino Olivera told the Los Angeles Times. "It looks like he went straight into the tree." The bus was taking students home from an after-school activity at El Rancho Charter Middle School in Anaheim when it crashed next to Anaheim Hills Golf Course, said a statement from Michael L. Christensen, superintendent of the Orange Unified School District.
Dangerous Testosterone Drugs - Allegations that "Low T" drugs have contributed to heart attacks.
Oil Burner Dangers - Oil burners can cause serious personal injury from fire, explosion or CO poisoning.
GM Ignition Switch - GM being pulled into congress to see if they delayed the recall resulting in more injuries.
Fungal Meningitis - Steroid Injections Linked to Fungal Meningitis Outbreak.
Winter Driving Safety and Survival Kit Recommendations
- Learn what you can do to be safe.
Actos Update - Actos may increase the risk of bladder cancer.
Best Law Firms 2014 - Cellino & Barnes selected to First Tier for a Fourth Year in a Row.
Pelvic Mesh Implants
- FDA issues warning on transvaginal mesh implants.
Chantix Update - Risk of Certain Cardiovascular Adverse Events
Bus Accident Settlement - Bus Accident Attorney,
Richard Barnes, settles wrongful death bus accident case.
Experienced Personal Injury Attorneys
Accident victims are entitled to seek compensation for a serious injury they have suffered through the negligence of another. This includes compensation for damages, lost wages and medical expenses. Our attorneys represent accident victims who have suffered brain injury, broken bones, back injury, neck injury and more.
At Cellino & Barnes, we are serious about helping our clients. Our experienced attorneys are available 24/7 to offer injury victims a free consultation. If you have been seriously injured and would like to speak to an attorney, we will make arrangements to travel to meet you.
About Cellino & Barnes
50 Years of Trust - Ross Cellino, Sr. started practicing law in 1956 and founded Cellino & Likoudis in 1958. Like many firms, Cellino & Barnes has evolved through a variation of names eventually becoming Cellino & Barnes. Clients have "Trusted for Over 50 Years" our firm to handle their legal matters. Our California and New York personal injury lawyers have made a difference for thousands of clients.
Proven Results - Our Personal Injury Lawyers in New York and Los Angeles have obtained over One Billion Dollars in settlements and verdicts for our clients since 1999.
Why are results important? Results are the primary measure of what a law firm can accomplish for you or your loved one. A law firm's record of results should be seriously considered when you are researching a personal injury law firm. The experienced attorneys at Cellino & Barnes have proven themselves, time and again.
Proven results, along with size and experience, are important factors to consider when choosing a Los Angeles or New York personal injury attorney. If you have suffered a serious injury, our attorneys are standing by to help you.
Extensive Experience - Each attorney at Cellino & Barnes is an experienced personal injury attorney with proven trial experience.
Why is this significant? Although any lawyer could take a case to trial, very few actually do. The insurance companies know this and they will try to settle a case for far less than what the case is worth. The combined experience at Cellino & Barnes is a strength. We have proven to the insurance industry, that our Personal Injury Attorneys New York and Los Angeles mean business. We will not hesitate to take a case to trial when it is in the best interest of our clients.
Whether you need a Los Angeles Attorney, Buffalo Lawyer, Rochester Attorney or a Long Island Lawyer, contact Ross Cellino & Steve Barnes today. Let our California and New York attorneys go to work for you. Contact Us Today.
We Hire the Best - Cellino & Barnes has the resources to hire the best experts in the country to review your case. Our Los Angeles car accident lawyers and New York personal injury lawyers understand how important it is to hire the most experienced and knowledgeable experts in their field. This includes vocational experts, accident reconstruction experts and more.
NY No-Fault Deadline Info
The no-fault carrier must be placed on
written notice within
30 days of an accident. In most cases, there are
no exceptions. This means that you must submit an Application for No-Fault benefits within 30 days of an accident, in order to be able to make a claim for past and future lost wages, medical bills and other medically-necessary expenses. In limited instances, this time frame may be extended. Please contact us to discuss the specifics of your case to determine if you may qualify for an extension of time.
Learn more about no-fault insurance.
New York Personal Injury Lawyers Helping Car Accident Victims
Texting While Driving
Texting while driving increases your risk of an accident much more than previous studies have concluded. A study by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute used cameras to continuously observe light vehicle drivers and truckers for more than 6 million miles. VTech's study found that when drivers texted, their collision risk was 23 times greater than when not texting.
Texting and driving don't mix.
Read more on Texting While Driving Accidents
Car Accident Attorneys
A car accident can have a serious effect on an accident victim and their entire family. Many who are seriously injured, find themselves permanently disabled and in need of a New York car accident lawyer.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, whether in Los Angeles, Buffalo, Rochester, Long Island or New York City, the Personal Injury Attorneys
at Cellino & Barnes will fight to get you the compensation you deserve.
Construction Accident Attorneys
As construction accident attorneys, we have witnessed the serious and often catastrophic injuries that occur when a construction worker falls at a construction site.
In New York State, New York Labor Law 240, also known as the "Scaffold Law", places responsibility for your fall from a height on the third party. A third party can be the project owner, general contractor or others.
If a third party fails to provide proper safety devices, such as safety lines, harnesses, guardrails, etc., and you fall and are injured, then according to New York Labor Law 240, they may be held liable for your injuries.
Best Lawyers in America
Cellino & Barnes has 6 attorneys listed under Personal Injury Litigation in the prestigious Best Lawyers in America.
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